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Review: ABC’s ‘Quantico’ has some juice, but its ‘Blood and Oil’ a weak offering

As this fall’s new TV shows continue to roll out, there’s precious little that’s great, with only a few offerings that could be called good. ABC’s new Sunday dramas include “Quantico,” which has energy but worrisome weaknesses, and “Blood and Oil,” which isn’t much. It’s clear from the get-go that “Quantico” will have little resemblance to anything that happens at ...

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‘Blood & Oil’ feels like a ‘Dallas’ cousin

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Call it “Dallas 3.0.” ABC’s Sunday night fall drama “Blood & Oil” (9 p.m. Sept. 27) follows in the footsteps of the 1980s “Dallas” and its more recent TNT reboot. “Blood & Oil” features a patriarch played by Don Johnson (shades of J.R. Ewing but less rascally) who has a bad boy son (not unlike John ...

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ABC releases trailer for Bakken “Oil” soap opera (Video)

Welcome to a town… with oil fields so vast… a new millionaire is made… every… single… day. The words flash intermittently between a montage of pump jacks, oil flares, mansions and wild horses before introducing a pretty young couple en route to the American dream. But the pair, hoping for a better life, lose everything before arriving at their destination: ...

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“Miami Vice” star to play lead role in ABC Bakken “Boom” drama

Don Johnson, best known for starring in the hugely successful series “Miami Vice,” has been signed on for a leading role and the executive producer of ABC’s television drama “Boom,” centered on the Bakken oil patch. The series focuses on the recent oil boom and one of the largest oil discoveries in contemporary history, which triggered a substantial geopolitical and ...

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